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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

F.C. Council Mulls $2 Million Budget “Placeholder” for Library

At its budget work session tonight, the Falls Church City Council considered adding a $2 million “placeholder” for a potential property aquisition to expand the Mary Riley Styles Public Library, as recommended by the Planning Commission last month but not included in the City Manager’s recommended FY 2010 City budget.

Letters to the Editor for the Week of March 12 – 18, 2009

Vice Mayor Assails Remarks By Snyder Editor, As the City of Falls Church enters into what is perhaps the most difficult budget cycle in its history, what is needed is a deliberative process that is fully responsive to the unique challenges presented by the current economic downturn.

Community News & Notes


Creative Cauldron & FCA Partner to Raise Funds Creative Cauldron and Falls Church Arts (FCA) are partnering to host various dinner parties/artist salons throughout the greater Falls Church area on Saturday, March 21.

Our Man in Arlington

Monday night, I saw “It’s Just Me …,” in a program celebrating Black History Month at the Arlington Central Library.

A Penny for Your Thoughts

In the run-up to Memorial Day and the official start of swimming pool season for many neighborhoods, we sometimes lose track of other annual springtime events where we say “thank you” to those who make a difference in our community. Here are some that didn’t make the “other paper.”

A Penny for Your Thoughts

Springtime also is celebration time for many Mason District residents and organizations. Congratulations are in order for:

Editor Recommends

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, Starting 10 a.m. at 7th and Constitution Ave. NW and going to 17th St., Saturday, April 10, followed by the launch of the new “Library of Congress Experience.”

Jody’s Jam of The Week

“Fermenting Revolution: How to Drink Beer & Save the World” Book Discussion, Signing & Beer Tasting, December 2, 3-5 p.m. at Shirlington Public Library and Busboys & Poets